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Clarify controversy raised over function

Srinagar Dec 9 (IBNS): Ex-Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abudllah on Saturday urged that the Election Commission should clarify the controversy raised over the functioning of the EVMs.

09-Dec-2017
India joins the Wassenaar Arrangement

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IBNS): India has joined the Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) on 8 December 2017 following the completion of internal procedures for joining the Arrangement, officials said.

09-Dec-2017
Assembly polls: 45 pct voting in Gujarat

Surat, Dec 9 (IBNS): Around  45.6 per cent voters exercised their franchise till 2 pm on Saturday as Gujarat is voting in the first phase of the Assembly elections in the state.

09-Dec-2017
Gujarat election : Thirty-seven percent

Surat, Dec 9 (IBNS) : About 37 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise till 2 pm on Saturday as polling in  89 constituencies are underway in the first phase of Gujarat election amid a heightened political tussle involving the ruling BJP and the Congress.

09-Dec-2017
Development is missing in Narendra Modi'

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IBNS) : In a scathing attack on Narendra Modi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said there is no mention of development in the speeches of the Prime Minister during his during the Gujarat election campaign.

09-Dec-2017
Congress writer Salman Nizami raises que

Gandhinagar, Dec 9 (IBNS): Taking the Gujarat poll campaign to a new low, Congress politician and writer Salman Nizami raised question on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's family background only to be countered by PM himself on Saturday.

09-Dec-2017
PM Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on her 71st

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished Congress President Sonia Gandhi on her 71st birthday on Saturday.

09-Dec-2017
Gujarat election : More than 20 percent

Surat, Dec 9 (IBNS) : More than 20 per cent votes were cast till noon as polling in  89 constituencies are underway in the first phase of Gujarat election is underway on Saturday, reports said.

09-Dec-2017
After leaving father's custody, Hadiya m

Salem, Dec 9 (IBNS): Days after leaving father's custody, Hadiya Jehan, whose marriage with Shafin Jehan was annulled earlier by lower court, met her husband in Salem college on Friday, media reports said.

09-Dec-2017
Gujarat poll begins today, voting in 89

Surat, Dec 9 (IBNS): Voting in 89 constituencies are underway in the first phase of Gujarat election, began on Saturday, media reports said.

09-Dec-2017
Gujarat polls: PM Modi urges voters to t

Gandhinagar, Dec 9 (IBNS): As the first phase of polling started in Gujarat on Saturday morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the voters to turn up in large numbers and exercise their rights.

09-Dec-2017
Rahul Gandhi takes dig at BJP on manifes

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its "arrogance" and claimed that the saffron party released its manifesto for Gujarat assembly election only after the his party raised questions on the same.

08-Dec-2017
Rajnath Singh hails setting up of Womenâ

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, speaking on the occasion of Hornbill Festival 2017 as Chief Guest, extended his greetings to the people of Nagaland. 

08-Dec-2017
Taxpayer harassment: IT officer suspende

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): The Income Tax Department has suspended DK Meena, Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, posted at Surendranagar in Gujarat region, for harassing a taxpayer in a scrutiny case with malafide intention, officials said.

08-Dec-2017
Jerusalem row: Trump effigies set ablaze

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): United States President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital triggered wide spread protests in Kashmir on Friday.

08-Dec-2017
Skill development to be customized to tr

Guwahati, Dec 8 (IBNS): Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, on Friday presided over a high-profile “Review Meeting of Skill Development” which saw a strong representation from State Skill Development Missions and Department of Labor from States like Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.

08-Dec-2017
Mani Shankar Aiyar offered supari for me

Banaskantha, Dec 8 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday alleged that suspended Congress leader  Mani Shankar Aiyar had talked about 'supari' (contract) to get him out of the way during his visit to Pakistan.

08-Dec-2017
Companies like NMDC must give a thrust t

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that companies like NMDC must look beyond the conventional templates, take up skilling programmes for youth in a big way and give a thrust to ‘Make in India’ initiative.

08-Dec-2017
India hosting Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festi

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): India is hosting "Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist Heritage" from 8 - 10 December 2017 at the India Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi as part of celebrations of 20th Anniversary of BIMSTEC.

08-Dec-2017
Sushma Swaraj speaks to Kulbhushan Jadha

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday announced that she has spoken to  Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death on espionage charges,'s mother and informed Pakistan's decision to allow her and wife to visit the country.

08-Dec-2017
Delhi govt suspended licence of hospital

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): The Delhi government on Friday suspended the licence of a hospital in the city that faced backlash after it incorrectly declared a new born as dead.

08-Dec-2017
Mamata Banerjee announces compensation,

Kolkata, Dec 8 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced Rs 3 lakh compensation to the family of a migrant labourer from her  state who was killed in Rajasthan recently.

08-Dec-2017
Restrictions in Srinagar, no Friday pray

Srinagar, Dec 8 (IBNS) : Authorities in Kashmir have put a bar on holding  congregational Friday prayers at the Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar as a preventive measure against anti-US protests on Jerusalem decision.

08-Dec-2017
Assam police arrest two supari killers w

 Guwahati, Dec 8 (IBNS): Assam police on Friday arrested two supari killers who were planning to kill Assam finance minister and top BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma.

08-Dec-2017
Humour part of politics not abuses: Ravi

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): Continuing the attack against the Congress over Mani Shankar Aiyar's "neech" comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said abuse is not a part of politics.

08-Dec-2017
Pakistan grants permission to Kulbhushan

Islamabad, Dec 8 (IBNS) : Pakistan has allowed Indian national Kulbhsuan Jadhav's wife and mother to meet him in the prision in their country on December 25, Geo News reports said on Friday.

08-Dec-2017
PM Modi to kickstart election campaign i

Guwahati, Dec 8 (IBNS) : As the BJP strives for expansion into Meeghalaya after Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will kickstart election campaign for his party in the state on December 16.

08-Dec-2017
Gujarat: Priest campaigning for BJP atta

Gandhinagar, Dec 8 (IBNS): With one day to go for the Gujarat poll, a priest, who was campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was attacked on Thursday late night, media reports said.

08-Dec-2017
Kumbh Mela listed as intangible heritage

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS) : A day after  Kumbh Mela, the age-old mega congregation,  was listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it is a matter of "immense joy and pride" for the country.

08-Dec-2017
Mani Shankar Aiyar's comment and suspens

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): Congress might have tried to salvage the political crisis by suspending Mani Shankar Aiyar, who called Prime Minister Narendra Modi "neech aadmi" or "low person" drawing controversy, the Bharatiya Janata Party feels the move by the Congress was "strategic".

08-Dec-2017
Neech Aadmi: Congress suspends Mani Shan

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): After disapproving his remark, the Congress party on Thursday suspended its senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi "neech aadmi" or "low person".

07-Dec-2017
Neech Aadmi: After Rahul's disapproval,

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): After Rahul Gandhi's disapproval, Congress senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar issued an apology on Thursday stating that he did not use "neech aadmi" to mean Prime Minister Narendra Modi's caste.

07-Dec-2017
President visits Andhra University and o

Visakhapatnam, Dec 7 (IBNS): President Ram Nath Kovind visited the Andhra University in Visakhapatnam on Thursday and opened the Centre for Defence Studies.

07-Dec-2017
How can people be so inhuman ? Mamata on

Kolkata/New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS) : Condemning the horrific murder of a Muslim labourer in Rajasthan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday wrote on Twitter: “How can people be so inhuman. Sad.”

07-Dec-2017
Cong leader who calls me 'neech', shows

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS) : PM Narendra Modi on Thursday turned the heat on  Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar for his diatribe that referred to the PM as 'neech' and said this explains the 'Mughlai mindset' of the Congress leader.

07-Dec-2017
Rahul Gandhi disapproves Aiyar's comment

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has asked his senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar to apologise for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi "neech aadmi" or "low person".

07-Dec-2017
Mani Shankar Aiyar calls PM Modi 'neech

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, who had once called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "chaiwala" or "tea-seller", on Thursday attacked the PM calling him "neech aadmi" or "low person" after the latter took a jibe at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at the inauguration of the Dr. Ambedkar International Centre.

07-Dec-2017
Muslim labourer hacked to death in Rajas

Jaipur, Dec 7 (IBNS) :  Police on Thursday arrested a man  after a  Muslim labourer was  hacked to death in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan on Wednesday over alleged love Jihad, media reports said.

07-Dec-2017
Modi's Govt never acted on corruption, U

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS) : Assailing BJP's claim of transparency and good governance, former Prime Minister  Manmohan Singh on Thursday accused  the NDA Government of not taking action against corruption, saying  that the previous UPA Government dealt strictly with individuals facing corruption allegations.

07-Dec-2017
Losing control Indian UAV crosses over L

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS) :  India on Thursday clarified that a UAV which was on a regular training mission inside the Indian territory lost control and strayed across the LAC and the Government has maintained all established protocols to inform the Chinese authority.

07-Dec-2017
Aadhaar linking deadline conditionally e

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS) The Union government on Thursday told the Supreme Court  that it will extend till March 31, 2018 the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to government schemes and bank accounts.

07-Dec-2017
Kashmir: Terrorists abduct policeman's b

Srinagar, Dec 7 (IBNS): Terrorists abducted brother of a policeman in Bandipora district of north Kashmir on Wednesday late evening, according to Jammu and Kashmir Police.

07-Dec-2017
Gujarat campaign on last leg, PM Modi to

Surat, Dec 7 (IBNS): As the campaign for the Gujarat Assembly election reached the last day ahead of the Dec 9 polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will address a rally in Surat.

07-Dec-2017
India's position on Palestine is 'indepe

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): Ahead of US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, India cleared its position on the subject as "independent and consistent".

07-Dec-2017
Should reshape our country to ensure all

New Delhi, Dec 6 (BNS): Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that 'we should reshape our country to ensure all citizens have essential freedoms enshrined in our constitution.'

06-Dec-2017
PM Modi to inaugurate Dr. Ambedkar Inter

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Dr. Ambedkar International Centre at 15 Janpath in Delhi on Thursday.

06-Dec-2017
NSCN (IM) militant nabbed from Nagaland'

Guwahati, Dec 6 (IBNS): The troops of Assam Rifles apprehended a NSCN (IM) militant in Nagaland’s Dimapur town and seized huge cache of arms and ammunition, officials said.

06-Dec-2017
Earthquake hits Uttarakhand, tremors fel

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IBNS): A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Uttarakhand on Wednesday evening, tremors of which were even felt in New Delhi and Gurgaon.

06-Dec-2017
Sonowal urges gaon burhas to work with r

Guwahati, Dec 6 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday urged upon the gaon burhas of the state to work with responsibility to ensure effective implementation of government schemes and to uplift the society socially, culturally, economically and spiritually.

06-Dec-2017
Delhi government to implement Odd-Even r

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IBNS): The Delhi government on Wednesday informed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that the Odd-Even rule will be implemented without exemptions to fight against air pollution.

06-Dec-2017
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